This is the reality for Miguel Montero if the Cubs catcher lets his sprained left thumb completely heal: “Obviously, if I wait to be 100 percent, it’s going to be season-ending, pretty much.”
This isn’t the next-level season Neil Ramirez envisioned out of the Cubs bullpen after such a dominating rookie year.
Jon Lester demanded a no-trade clause before he signed that $155 million megadeal because he wanted to control his own destiny.
The Cubs can’t keep giving away games like this.
More than three-and-a-half hours before first pitch, Starlin Castro held a bat in his right hand, swinging with one arm at the balls Cubs hitting coach John Mallee threw underhand.